Call of Juarez: The Cartel

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Call of Juarez: The Cartel
Call of Juarez: The Cartel cover
Developers
Techland
Publishers
Ubisoft
Engines
Chrome Engine 5
Release dates
Windows September 8, 2011
Call of Juarez
Call of Juarez 2006
Call of Juarez: Bound in Blood 2009
Call of Juarez: The Cartel 2011
Call of Juarez: Gunslinger 2013

Key points

DirectX 11 renderer is slower and doesn't offer any noticeable improvements in graphics quality.[1]

General information

Steam Community Discussions
Steam Users' Forums for game series

Availability[edit]

All versions require Steam and Uplay DRM.

Game data[edit]

Configuration file(s) location[edit]

System Location
Windows %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call of Juarez - The Cartel\out\Settings\

Save game data location[edit]

System Location
Windows <Steam-folder>\userdata\<user-id>\33420\remote\out

Save game cloud syncing[edit]

System Native Notes
Steam Cloud
Uplay

Video settings[edit]

Video settings.
Video settings.
Graphics option Option WSGF Notes
Widescreen resolution
Multi-monitor
Ultra-widescreen
4K Ultra HD
Field of view (FOV)
Default is 50° vertical. See Field of view (FOV).
Windowed
Only borderless available. See Windowed.
Borderless fullscreen windowed
See Windowed.
Anisotropic filtering (AF)
Anti-aliasing (AA)
Vertical sync (Vsync)
Force in the graphics card control panel.
60 FPS
120+ FPS

Field of view (FOV)[edit]

This game uses vertical FOV. See FOV Calculator for help.
Edit default_levels.xml[citation needed]
  1. Go to <path-to-game>\MD
  2. Open Data0.pak with 7-Zip or similar.
  3. In it go to Skills and extract a file default_levels.xml
  4. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call of Juarez - The Cartel\out
  5. In this folder create a folder Data.
  6. In folder Data that you've just created, create another folder, named Skills.
  7. Now move default_levels.xml that you've extracted to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call of Juarez - The Cartel\out\Data\Skills
  8. Open default_levels.xml in Notepad.
  9. Change <prop n="CameraDefaultFOV" v="50.0"/> to the desired FOV value.

Notes

Changing FOV affects gun physics. Too high FOV will result in a gun kicking downwards.

Windowed[edit]

Video.scr[citation needed]
  1. Go to %USERPROFILE%\Documents\Call of Juarez - The Cartel\out\Settings
  2. Open Video.scr in Notepad.
  3. Remove the line Fullscreen()

Input settings[edit]

Audio settings[edit]

Audio settings.
Audio settings.
Audio options Native Notes
Separate volume controls
Surround sound
5.1
Subtitles
Closed captions
Mute on focus lost

Network[edit]

Multiplayer types

Type Native Players Notes
LAN play
Online play
12 Versus, Co-op
Co-op supports up to 3 players.

Other information[edit]

API[edit]

Technical specs Supported Notes
Direct3D 9, 11
64-bit executable

System requirements[edit]

Windows
Minimum Recommended
Operating system (OS) XP, Vista, 7
Processor (CPU) AMD Athlon 64 X2 2 GHz
Intel Core 2 Duo 2 GHz
AMD Athlon 64 X2 3Ghz
Intel Core 2 Duo 3GHz
System memory (RAM) 1 GB (XP)
2 GB (Vista, 7)
2 GB (XP)
3 GB (Vista, 7)
Hard disk drive (HDD) 8 GB
Video card (GPU) ATI 3850
Nvidia 8800GT
DirectX 9.0c compatible
ATI 4870
Nvidia GTX 260

References

  1. Call of Juarez: The Cartel Benchmark – BenchmarK3D (retrieved)